From new ransomware and WannaCry imitations to decryption keys being released, ransomware developers continue to keep us busy.. This article will keep you up-to-date on the latest news and developments in ransomware.
Numbers released by Kaspersky Lab on Friday reveal that over 98% of all documented WannaCry infections were running versions of the Windows 7 operating system.
Researchers have detected a new worm that is spreading via SMB, but unlike the worm component of the WannaCry ransomware, this one is using seven NSA tools instead of two.
According to leaked documents, which WikiLeaks previously claimed it received from hackers and CIA insiders, Athena is an implant — a CIA technical term for "malware" — that can target and infect any Windows system, from Windows XP to Windows 10, Microsoft's latest OS version.
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Steven Frank, co-founder of Panic, a vendor of Mac and iOS apps, has admitted yesterday that a hacker stole some of his company's source code.
Reports have surfaced that the WannaCry ransomware has infected actual medical devices, not just computers at medical facilities.
An anonymous group known as Intrusion Truth has published evidence that links an intelligence contractor working with the Chinese government to cyber-attacks that have been carried out by a cyber-espionage group known in the infosec community as APT3.
This morning a newly registered member posted the master decryption keys for the Wallet Ransomware in the BleepingComputer.com forums. Once these keys were determined to be valid, Avast updated their decryptor to support the .Wallet extension. Victims can now use this decryptor to decrypt their files for free.
Security researchers from SEC Consult have found eight vulnerabilities in the firmware of Western Digital TV Media Player that allow hackers a multitude of ways to hack and take over the device.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16199 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15215 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring. With build 16199, Microsoft further expands the My People experience by having emojis sent by your contacts come to life as little animated emojis on your desktop.